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California Trip, 2014: 17-Mile Drive

A few years ago I went on a business trip to San Francisco, where I decided to take a few extra days to myself to do some exploring. On my first day in San Francisco I met up with my

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Photo of the Day: Yosemite Reflection

I recently came across this photo from my 2014 hike through Yosemite Valley and thought it was worth sharing. You can view more featured photos at my Photo of the Day Collection.

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Photo of the Day: Yosemite Tunnel View

I took this photo at the Tunnel View lookout on my way down to Yosemite Valley. The scene looks so pristine you’d never know that, as I snapped this photo, I was drowning in a sea of selfie stick-wielding people

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Photo of the Day: Bathing Bird

During my visit to San Francisco last year I captured this bird splashing violently in the water as another bird struggled to get out of the line of fire. You can view more featured photos at my Photo of the Day

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Photo of the Day: Yosemite Valley

This was taken during my hike through Yosemite Valley last year. I think I was on the Cook’s Meadow loop (at least that’s the trail I had been looking for when I started, though I had trouble finding it and

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San Francisco 2014: The Movie

I finally got around to editing the movie of my visit to San Francisco in October of 2014. It begins with a visit to the California coast before seguing into San Francisco, accompanied by a couple of familiar San Francisco-related

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Photo of the Day: Yosemite Mule Deer

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted a photo of the day, so in honor of Endangered Species Day, here is a mule deer I encountered in Yosemite National Park this past fall along the Yosemite Falls trail, grazing

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Yosemite 2014: The Movie (revisited)

I just discovered that my previously posted Yosemite movie was banned by YouTube from being playable in almost every country in the world, including the United States. Apparently that’s what happens when you use Pink Floyd as your background music. Oh well, lesson learned; back

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Photo of the Day: Lounging Sea Lions

One of the most popular San Francisco Bay tourist attractions is the sea lion gathering at Pier 39. These gregarious beasts lounge on the docks here day and night, and you can hear their barks from far away. To me,

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Photo of the Day: Old Friends

During my walk along San Francisco Bay back in October, I noticed that this pelican and fisherman appeared to be hanging out as if they were the oldest of friends. Perhaps they meet out on this pier every day, in

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Fundy National Park, Canada - August, 2016 Moss-covered stream. #bayoffundy #Canada #fundynationalpark #hiking #landscapes #maritimeprovinces #maritimes #newbrunswick #Photography #roadtrips #streams
Fundy National Park, Canada - August, 2016 This photo is from an early evening hike in Fundy National Park along a small waterfall trail. It was beautiful, like a stroll through Middle Earth, and peaceful—we had the entire trail to ourselves. Our schedule didn't allow us time to see much of the park, but it's clearly worth at least a full-day's visit. #bayoffundy #Canada #fundynationalpark #hiking #landscapes #maritimeprovinces #maritimes #newbrunswick #Photography #roadtrips #streams #waterfalls
Bruges, Belgium - July, 2014 The main canal. #architecture #belgium #bruges #canals #cities #europe #historicbuildings #landscapes #Photography
Bruges, Belgium - July, 2014 The bell tower. #architecture #belgium #bruges #cities #europe #historicbuildings #belltower #Photography
Bruges, Belgium - July, 2014 A rainy street. #architecture #belgium #bruges #cities #europe #streets #landscapes #Photography #cobblestone
Bruges, Belgium - July, 2014 Carriages at the city center. #architecture #belgium #bruges #cities #europe #historicbuildings #landscapes #Photography
Bruges, Belgium - July, 2014 Another canal in Bruges. #architecture #belgium #bruges #canals #cities #europe #historicbuildings #landscapes #Photography
Bruges, Belgium - July, 2014 A canal in Bruges. #architecture #belgium #bruges #canals #cities #europe #historicbuildings #landscapes #Photography
17-Mile Drive, California - October, 2014 . #17MileDrive #beaches #California #coastline #landscapes #NorthAmerica #ocean #pacificcoast #Photography #shore #Travel #UnitedStates
17-Mile Drive, California - October, 2014 Sunbathing birds. #17MileDrive #animals #beaches #birds #California #NorthAmerica #ocean #pacificcoast #Photography #shore #Travel #UnitedStates #wildlife
17-Mile Drive, California - October, 2014 #17MileDrive #animals #beaches #birds #California #NorthAmerica #ocean #pacificcoast #Photography #shore #Travel #UnitedStates #wildlife
17-Mile Drive, California - October, 2014 A few years ago I went on a business trip to San Francisco, where I decided to take a few extra days to myself to do some exploring. On my first day in San Francisco I met up with my cousin who lives nearby. He took me on a driving tour of the Pacific coast. This photo is from 17-Mile Drive, a scenic route along the Monterey peninsula, featuring rocky coastlines, large crashing waves; and islands of sea lions and birds. #17MileDrive #beaches #California #coastline #landscapes #NorthAmerica #ocean #pacificcoast #Photography #shore #Travel #UnitedStates
Letchworth State Park, New York - September, 2015 St. Helena trail (near the site of the lost town of St. Helena). . #geneseeriver #gorges #hiking #landscapes #LetchworthStatePark #nature #NewYork #NorthAmerica #Photography #rivers #roadtrips #scenery #Travel #UnitedStates
Letchworth State Park, New York - September, 2015 Stone bridge crossing the Genesee River in front of the Lower Falls. #geneseeriver #hiking #LetchworthStatePark #lowerfalls #nature #NewYork #NorthAmerica #Photography #rivers #roadtrips #scenery #Travel #UnitedStates #waterfalls #bridges
Letchworth State Park, New York - September, 2015 The Lower Falls. #geneseeriver #hiking #landscapes #LetchworthStatePark #lowerfalls #nature #NewYork #NorthAmerica #Photography #rivers #roadtrips #scenery #Travel #UnitedStates #waterfalls
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